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Brand Rating
Very Good Brand
Good Features
Value for Money
Very Good
Running Costs
$340 Over 10 Years
Kagoo Score
Very Good
Our Verdict:
An astonishingly economical to run and good value for money 9kg capacity washing machine, with a good spec.
9kg 1,100 RPM No White Nov 2016
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LG WT1501CW Price History

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Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes up.

There is a 63% chance that the price of the LG WT1501CW will go up in the next 2 weeks. We forecast that prices will increase by up to $94 over this period.

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With very low running costs and representing excellent value for money, we have ranked the LG WT1501CW number 1 in medium washing machines, number 1 in best selling washing machines and number 14 across all washing machines.


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Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 75?

LG is a very good washing machine brand.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better washing machines are available. View the latest washing machines 2019.
This washing machine has running costs of $340 over 10 years, which puts it in the cheapest 5% of all 2,000+ washing machines that we have compared it to. View all energy saving washing machines.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Bigger than average drum capacity
Has a child lock
More free time
NFC tag on
Call, connect, resolve
The hottest thing in cold
Keep it quiet

What is the Kagoo Score?

We calculate the Kagoo Score for each washing machine by looking at its reviews, features, popularity, age, value for money and running costs.

The Kagoo Score is an easy way to understand whether the washing machine is recommended.

The Kagoo Scores are constantly being updated. As newer, higher spec washing machines come to market, the older washing machines will gradually have their Kagoo Score reduced.


Key Reasons For and Against

Bigger than average drum capacity
Has a child lock
Has a pre-wash function
Slower than average maximum spin speed
Only eight washing programs
Does not have a load balancing system
Bigger Than Average Drum Capacity
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Washing machines have drum capacities of between 1.5kg and 45kg, and the average drum capacity is 7.8kg. The drum capacity of the LG WT1501CW of 9kg is bigger than 83% of all washing machines when ranked by this feature.

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Slower Than Average Maximum Spin Speed

The average maximum spin speed of all washing machines is 1,300 RPM, with the slowest being 100 RPM and the fastest being 2,800 RPM. The LG WT1501CW's maximum spin speed of only 1,100 RPM is slower than average when compared to most other washing machines. It is slower than 90% of all washing machines when ordered by this feature.

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Only Eight Washing Programs

The LG WT1501CW is a eight washing program washing machine. Most of the other washing machines have between 4 and 30 washing programs.

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Has a Child Lock
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The LG WT1501CW has a child lock. 54% of washing machines also have a child lock.

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Has a Pre-Wash Function

The LG WT1501CW has a pre-wash function, which is unusual. 95% of washing machines do not have a pre-wash function.

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Does Not Have a Load Balancing System

The LG WT1501CW does not have a load balancing system, although it is worth keeping in mind that 69% of washing machines also do not have a load balancing system.

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Value for Money

Value for Money

We determine value for money by calculating a quality score for each product based on its reviews, features and age, and then comparing this quality score to the product price. A washing machine with a high quality score and low price will get a good value for money score.

We have analysed the LG WT1501CW, and ranked it:

Good Value For Money
This washing machine is both high quality and a low price, making it excellent value for money.

Product Quality Score
High End Good Value for Money
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Poor Value for Money Budget Choice

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Value for Money of Similar Washing Machines

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LG WT1501CW Running Costs

The average running cost of the WT1501CW is $340 over 10 years based on average energy prices, which makes it one of the most economic to run washing machines.

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Total running cost over 10 years
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Running this washing machine over 10 years will generate 1.9 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 50 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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How Big is the LG WT1501CW?

The LG WT1501CW is 685.8mm wide and 1,025.5mm tall. It is 720.7mm deep and weighs 61.6kg.

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Sorry, we couldn't find any reviews for the LG WT1501CW. However we have checked the rating of all LG washing machines and the average score is 78.8%.

LG WT1501CW Specification

Key Features
Drum Capacity
Maximum Spin Speed
Load Balancing System
Washing Program
Adjustable Spin Speed
Delayed Start Timer
Maximum Delay Start
Washing Programs
White Washing Program
Quick Washing Program
Pre-Wash Program
Delicate/silk Washing Program
Cotton Washing Program
Cold Washing Program
Loading Type
Built-in Display
Case Design
Dispenser Tray Type
Door Hinge
Door Colour
Control Type
Display Type
Direct Drive
Child Lock
Adjustable Feet
Energy Consumption Per Cycle
Current Rating
AC Input Voltage
Weight & Dimensions
Depth (With Door Open)
Technical Details
Pre-Wash Function
Packaging Data
Package Weight
Package Height
Package Depth
Package Width

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers

lg 45cubic



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